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" Here lies entombed one Roger Morton, Whose sudden death was early brought on ; Trying one day Ins corn to mow off, The razor slipped and cut his toe off... "
Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ... - Page 30
by Chambers's journal - 1885
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

1818 - 596 pages
...COUNTRY CHURCH-YARD, fiere lies entomb'd, Old Roger Norton, Whose sudden death was oddly brought oq; Trying one day his corn to mow off, The razor slipped and cut his toe off ; Th? toe, or rather what it grew to, An inflammation quickly flew to ; Tlie parts then took to mortifying,...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 4

1824 - 462 pages
...KpUaph to the memory of Safer Norton, Here liea entomb'd old Roger Norton, Whose sudden death was only brought on. Trying one day his corn to mow off. The razor allpp'd and cut his toe off ; The toe, or rather what it grew to, An Inflammation quickly flew to,...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823 - 494 pages
...stuff." — WOTTON. CURIOUS EPITAPHS. Here Hesentomb'd old Roger Norton, Whose sudden death was oddly brought on ; Trying one day his corn to mow off, The razor slipp'd, and cut his toe off; The toe, or rather what it grew to, An inflammation quickly flew to;...
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The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ...

Thomas Byerley - 1823 - 528 pages
...stuff." — WOTTON. CURIOUS EPITAPHS. Here llesentomb'd old Roger Norton, Whose sudden death was oddly brought on ; Trying one day his corn to mow off, The razor slipp'd, and cut his toe off; The toe, or rather what it grew to, An infl immation quickly flew to...
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The Galaxy of Wit: Or, Laughing Philosopher ; Being a ..., Volumes 1-2

1830 - 256 pages
...Morton, Whose sudden death waa,oddly brought onj Trying one day his wheat to mow off, He accidentally cut his toe off The toe, or rather what it grew to, • An inflamation quickly flew to ; The parts then took to mortifying, And poor old Roger took to dying....
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Household Words: A Weekly Journal, Volumes 17-18

1858 - 1244 pages
...At Acton, Ik Cornwall, there is this particular account | of how one Mr. Morton came by his end : ** Here lies entombed one Roger Morton, Whose sudden...The razor slipped and cut his toe off: The toe, or lather what it grew to, AD inflammation quickly flew to ; The parts they took to mortifying, And poor...
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Virginia Medical Journal, Volume 10

1858 - 538 pages
...Morton came by his end : "Here lies entombed one Roger Morton, Whose sndden death was early bronght on ; Trying one day his corn to mow off", The razor slipped and cnt his toe off : The toe, or rather what it grew to, An inflammation quick'y flew to: The parts they...
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Journal of Reconstructives, Dietetics and Alimentation, Volume 19

1903 - 814 pages
...STRANGE EPITAPH IN MORETON. Here lie the bones of Richard Lawton, Whose death, alas ! was strangely brought on; Trying one day his corn to mow off, The razor slipped and cut his toe off. His toe, or rather what it grew to, An inflammation quickly flew to, Which took, alas ! to mortifying,...
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Cornish Notes & Queries: (first Series)

Cornish Telegraph - 1906 - 370 pages
...one laughs, and no one cries ; Where she's gone, or how she fares, Nobody knows, and nobody cares." " Here lies entombed one Roger Morton ; Whose sudden...on ; Trying one day his corn to mow off, The razor. slipp'd, and cut his toe off." PP " Carries on the Business still." I am told the following inscription...
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Locomotive Engineers Journal, Volume 38

1904 - 732 pages
...inscription, which appears on a stone in a little cemeteiy in Cornwall, England: " Here lies entoomed one Roger Morton, Whose sudden death was early brought on; Trying one day his corns to mow off The razor slipped and cut his toe off. The toe, or what it grtrw to. The inflammation...
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